About Giovanni Hashimoto
Giovanni is a student in the political science and economics curriculum at Universita degli Studi di Milano (University of Milan) in Italy. He was born in Tokyo, grew up in Charlottesville, VA, and previously attended Pacific Union College in California.
Prior to enrolling at the University of Milan, Giovanni led a data-driven program as digital director for a first-tier mayoral candidate in one of America's largest cities. He has worked as the communications associate at Ready for Hillary PAC, press fellow at the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, a research and media monitoring intern at American Bridge, and in national and statewide communications roles with the College Democrats of America and the California Young Democrats, respectively.
His interests include traveling the world, playing soccer, eating vegan food, and drinking copious amounts of coffee and wine. He loves America, sushi, progressive politics, boat shoes, and J.Crew. He is an ardent proponent of the Oxford comma.
While in Milan, Giovanni has continued to help develop and implement cutting-edge digital programs for progressive organizations and candidates remotely.